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August 21, 2018

On August 21, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for diethofencarb, fludioxonil, diquat, and 2,4-D in or on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through November 4, 2018. The proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 22, 2018.

May 7, 2018

On May 7, the U.S. EPA published a correction regarding a proposed MRL for diquat on Crop Group 6C, dried shelled pea and bean (except soybean), initially published in September 2017.

The new comment deadline is June 6, 2018. The updated proposed MRL will be available in the Global MRL Database on May 8, 2018.

September 6, 2016

On September 5, Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments for pyrimethanil, mancozeb, amicarbazone, diquat, spiromesifen, chlorothalonil, benzyladenine, chlorantraniliprole, imazamox, and ethiprole.

MRL changes from these amendments will display in the Global MRL Database on September 7, 2016.

August 2, 2016

On August 1, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for ethiprole and diquat (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by August 30, 2016. Relevant proposed MRLs currently display in the Global MRL Database.

June 24, 2016

On June 24, the European Union published MRL amendments affecting the following active ingredients:

  • Reg. (EU) 2016/1002: AMTT, diquat, dodine, glufosinate, tritosulfuron
  • Reg. (EU) 2016/1003: abamectin, acequinocyl, acetamiprid, benzovindiflupyr, bromoxynil, fludioxonil, fluopicolide, fosetyl, mepiquat, proquinazid, propamocarb, prohexadione, tebuconazole

Amended MRLs from Reg. (EU) 2016/1002 go into effect on January 14, 2017. Amended MRLs from Reg. (EU) 2016/1003 go into effect on July 16, 2016. Relevant pending MRL changes will be entered in the Global MRL Database in the next week.

December 15, 2015

On December 14, the European Union notified the WTO of proposed MRLs for the following active ingredients:

The final date for comments is February 12, 2016. Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to Global MRL Database.

November 30, 2015
October 21, 2014

On October 21, the Australia Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 21 – 21 October 2014. Pages 10-12 of the gazette list proposed amendments to MRLs on various commodities. Pages 17-18 of outline established MRLs for several pesticides on various commodities, amending Australia's Standard 1.4.2.

Comments on proposed MRLs must be submitted by November 18, 2014, and relevant established MRLs will be reflected in MRL Database

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